Rhine Falls, Neuhausen am Rheinfall

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Experience the power of nature at Rhine Falls, Europe's largest waterfall. Formed during the last ice age, the thunderous waterfall once inspired Goethe to compare it to the "source of the ocean." A popular destination for day-trippers from Zurich, the fall spans 150 m (450 ft), its water plummeting from a height of 23 m (75 ft). Most visitors choose to admire and photograph this awesome natural spectacle from a medieval castle located on the left bank of the river, but you can also take a ferry all the way to a large rock sitting in the middle of the waterfall. If you do choose to come that close, don a raincoat first. A visit to Rhine Falls represents just the start of the adventure when you use our Neuhausen am Rheinfall online road trip planner to plot your vacation.
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  • Well worth the time spent. They’re choices of 3 different boats, we chose the yellow one which took us to a rock right next to the waterfall. You get to climb up the rock which was a great... 
    Well worth the time spent. They’re choices of 3 different boats, we chose the yellow one which took us to a rock right next to the waterfall. You get to climb up the rock which was a great...  more »
  • Absolutely amazing, so beautiful. Great facilities, convenient parking and plenty of clean public toilets. Unfortunately most restaurats were closed of cloed early. If you can do the boat trip... 
    Absolutely amazing, so beautiful. Great facilities, convenient parking and plenty of clean public toilets. Unfortunately most restaurats were closed of cloed early. If you can do the boat trip...  more »
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  • Beautiful place to visit when you are in or around Zurich... Good train connection makes journey quiet smooth. Boat rides are fun. For all Indians, there is also a very good small bistro where you can enjoy little bit of Indian delicacies and definitely souvenir shops and much more with breath taking views of Rhine falls. Its kind of half day trip from Zurich but depends upon how much time you want to spend... There is even a small castle which you enjoy...
  • Great experience! For a small fee you can go to a couple of viewing platforms that are really close to the most impressive parts of the waterfall. For a not-so-small fee you can get on a boat that can get you almost into the fall itself or even get you to the rock in the middle. For us both were awesome, but even just the viewing platforms might be enough of a thrill.

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